Top cellphone makes in South Africa

New research report by Analytix BI reveals the most popular and fastest growing mobile phone brands in South Africa

By - July 19, 2012 Share on LinkedIn
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A new reported by Analytix BI, titled South Africa Country Report: Telecommunications Market, revealed that Nokia is the most popular mobile phone brand in the country.

According to the report, the top 3 makes of mobile phone in 2011 based on total users in South Africa were Nokia, Samsung and Blackberry.

“The percentage of cellphone/mobile subscribers using a Nokia increased from 37% in 2008 to 46% in 2011,” the report stated.

The biggest loser over the last four years was Motorola. “The number of Motorola users decreased in proportion from 12% in 2008 (3.8 million) to 2% (<1.0 million) in 2011,” the report stated.

The biggest winner was BlackBerry. “Blackberry showed the most aggressive increase in total users – from 41,570 users in 2008 to 1.5 million in 2011.”

The following graph shows the top makes of cellphone in South Africa in 2011 based on total users.

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